Men in Eastern Europe : Ruptures, Transformations, and Continuities in the 20th Century Socialist Masculinities

Publié le 11 septembre 2017 par Institut du Genre

International Workshop, 15-16 September 2017, EHESS Paris.

Coordination : Peter Hallama, Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centreeuropéen (CERCEC)

15 September
Salle M. et D. Lombard - EHESS, 96, bd Raspail 75006 Paris

1:00 pm Welcome
1:30-2:30 pm Introduction
Chair : Fabrice Virgili (CNRS, UMR SIRICE ; Labex EHNE)

Rebecca Kay (University of Glasgow, UK) : Heroes or Villains ? Transforming (post-)Socialist Masculinities

Francisca de Haan (Central European University, Budapest, Hungary) : Comment

2:30-3:00 pm Coffee break

3:00-4:30 pm Labour & Socialist Masculinities

Chair : Isabelle Ohayon (CNRS, CERCEC)

Kateryna Burkush (European University Institute, Florence, Italy) : Exploring Soviet Masculinities : A Case of Provincial Seasonal Migrant

Olga Isupova (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia) : Being a Man in the Russian North : Lived Experiences and late Soviet and Post-Soviet Masculinity

Marina Yusupova (University of Manchester, UK) : “Golden Hands” or Masculinity and Do-It-Yourself-Culture : Soviet Masculinities in the Post-Soviet Space

4:30-5:00 pm Coffee break

5:00-6:30 pm Alternative Masculinities

Chair : Régis Schlagdenhauffen (EHESS, IRIS ; Labex EHNE)

Christian Werkmeister (Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) : Masculinity in Soviet Rock Music Scenes

Shaban Darakchi (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / European Association for the Defence of Human Rights, Bulgaria) : Strategic Homosexual Masculinities during Socialism in Bulgaria

Dietlind Hüchtker (Leibniz Institute for History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO), Leipzig / Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany) : Lech Wałęsa – or the Absent Fatherhood : Opposition, Subculture and Cultural Reproduction in Poland

7:00 pm Dinner

September 16
Salle 11 - EHESS, 105, bd Raspail 75006 Paris

9:00-10:30 am Men in Everyday Life
Chair : Christine Castelain Meunier (CNRS, CADIS)

Natalia Jarska (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland) : Men in Family Life in post-war Poland : Towards New Masculine Identities ?

Eva Schäffler (Institute of Contemporary History, Berlin, Germany) : (Post-)Socialist Masculinities between Work and Family Life : (Dis-)Continuities in Czechoslovakia/the Czech Republic from the 1970s to the 1990s

Iva Šmídová (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) : Men, Death and Grief in the Czech Context

10:30-11:00 am Coffee break

11:00 am-12:30 A Crisis of Socialist Masculinity ?

Chair : Anne Isabelle François (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)

Libora Oates-Indruchová (University of Graz, Austria) : Socialist Masculinities in Czech
Culture during the Perestroika

Mathieu Lericq (Aix-Marseille Université, France) : Facing a blocked normality. Problematic cases of Socialist masculinities within Polish cinema (1948-1989)

Alex Boican (University College London, UK) : Socialism and the Crisis of Masculinity : Patriarchy and the Critique of Modernity in Romanian Fiction during Communism

12:30-1:00 pm Conclusion
Peter Hallama (EHESS, CERCEC)

Scientific committee :
Alain Blum (EHESS, CERCEC ; INED), Mona Claro (EHESS, CEMS & IRIS ; INED), Juliette Rennes (EHESS, CEMS), Régis Schlagdenhauffen (EHESS, IRIS ; Labex EHNE)

Download the programme :

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Graphic Design : Fabrice Demarthon, CERCEC / Photo : “Československá spartakiáda 1980, ČSS, armáda, ČSLA, déšť”, Credit : CTK.